10 tips to help you enjoy holiday light shows in public gardens
‘Tis the season for holiday light shows in public gardens. Here are a few tips to make sure you have a fun evening among the lights. Happy Holidays!
Summer can truly be a trial at The Trial Gardens at UGA in Athens, Georgia
“If you want to see a trial garden in Georgia, come in July and August – that’s when the plants are really tested.”
Biltmore Concerts in Asheville, NC
Outdoor concert includes early access to stroll the gardens at Bilmore. Accessible seating was amazing!
Bullington Gardens – Hendersonville, NC
Notes: A photo journal follows the summary. Always check with a garden’s website to find the most current information. Visited: April 1-2, 2021 (temperatures dipped at
Porcelain and Decorative Arts Museum at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia in Athens
Each time I visit I notice new things and learn more about this collection celebrating nature and botanical illustrations.
The Piedmont Garden Tour in Athens, Georgia
Learn about new plants and get garden design ideas.
Sideways Farm & Brewery, near Hendersonville, North Carolina
Have a relaxing beer outside with a view of farm animals and a flower farm.
Great to let kids have fun or just relax.
New accessible path to the Middle Oconee River at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Athens
New boardwalk brings more people to the bank of the Oconee River in Athens, GA.
Massee Lane Gardens
The American Camellia Society’s Massee Lane Gardens in Fort Valley, GA, one of only two public gardens maintained by a national plant society. This property
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks – Fayetteville, Arkansas
Nortwast Arkansas is rich in gardens – make sure this one is on your list
The Trial Gardens at UGA, Athens, GA
Free garden on the University of Georgia campus showcases the latest plant varieties.
Philadelphia Flower Show
Tips on visiting this iconic garden show